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government loans six years ahead of time. the automakers made a big turnaround since its government bailout two years ago. of the 12 billion chrysler borrowed from taxpayers, $11.2 billion has been fully repaid. they are now forecasting 2011 earnings of as much as a half billion dollars. the company has cut costs of the jeep chrysler and dodge brands. >>> american express has been reporting big gains in the second quarter. revenue rose by 12%, exceeding analysts' expectations >>> the talking continues in washington, where president obama has now indicated he would back a short-term plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling and present financial default. the white house is pushing for a compromise that would cut the massive budget deficit, while increasing the borrowing power. and with its final mission complete, the space shuttle atlantis has secured its place in history. but with the space program now in question, thousands of nasa employees at kennedy space center will be laid off starting tomorrow. >> that's your money watch. for all of your business headlines, log onto money watch.com. in
this break. hey parents, it's going to be a, big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. >>> it's 79 degrees and clear in central maryland right now, a big warmup's on the way. bernadette will have the details, coming up. >>> it looks like a scene from a movie but this was as real as it gets. seven people were inside that suv when it flipped over off an elevated road in new york and fell 35 feet below and crashed onto that taxi. miraculously, everyone survived. police say the driver of the land rover told them that someone cut him off. >>> a woman accused of sexually assaulting a tsa agent is racking up a lot of support in the worldwide web. a facebook group called acquit is quickly gaining fans. the 61-year-old allegedly grabbed and twisted a tsa officer's breast after she received to go through
. if the project moves forward, the entire plan could take 15 years to complete. >>> a big boost for people who want to buy locally. 100 businesses are now accepting the baltimore currency known as b notes. the b notes work like regular money for $10, you get 11b notes and you can spend the cash at participating stores and restaurants in baltimore. you can go to wjz.com and then click on links and numbers. >>> still to come tonight on a busy night here on wjz's eyewitness news, he survived a roadside bomb in iraq only to die doing what he loved. a horrific amusement park accident and the injury that may have led to his death. >>> i'm standing here. my knees are shaking like hell. i'm trying not to show it to him. >> this is a brave woman. refusing to become an easy target. how she caught a burglary in the act. what she made him do while waiting for police and wowing the crowd, prince william's impressive feat at a polo match. >>> we started out beautifully this weekend weatherwise. we'll let you know what to expect for the rest of it coming up in your first warning forecast. stay with us. ,,,,
. however there is disagreement over that point, big disagreement over that point. >> the other thing we'll be looking at is of course whether or not there will be issue with the credit rating. we'll talk about that. rebecca thanks. chris? >> thank you. >>> there is news of another arrest in the widening phone hacking scandal in britain. rupert murdoch is being pressured to appear before lawmakers in london and washington. dana lewis is in london good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we're hearing a ninth person has been arrested in the phone hacking scandal, the former executive editor of the "news of the world," but the late breaking news here this morning is the british government committee has just issued a summons for rupert and james murdoch to appear before them to answer questions about what they knew in the phone hacking scandal but legally there is a serious question over whether they can be compelled to appear. damage control in high gear rupert murdoch and son james in london trying to find a way to put out the fire. news corp shut out "nut of the
big power source. the plan comes as demands for energy grow and objections to nuclear energy grow with it. witt johnson reports. >> reporter: with u.s. energy demand expected to increase by 21% in the next two decades, nuclear power has been staging a quiet comeback. president obama has called for billions in loan guarantees to build new nuclear reactors. but past disasters, like fukushima, japan, three-mile island, and chernobyl, have made americans fearful of nuclear energy. not one plant has gone online in the u.s. since 1996. >> that's basically a representation of the core. >> reporter: that's about to change. westinghouse ceo showed us the high-tech simulated control room for the ap1000. >> the u.s. fleet right now is about twice as safe as required by law. the ap1000 is 100 times safer. >> reporter: that claim will be put to the test when the very first goes online in china in two years. then by 2016 in georgia, two ap1000 reactors are scheduled to begin operation. >> no nuclear power plant is walk-away safe. i think it's really deceptive to try to paint any technology in t
-running amanda knox murder case. >> big news here. the college student from seattle returned to an italian courtroom this morning. she's hoping that a new report criticizing an italian dna expert's handling of the crime scene evidence will help overturn their murder conviction. we'll get you the very latest on today's hearing. >>> we are looking at the tragic end to amy winehouse's life. she joins a sad select group of performers, jimmy hendricks, jim morrison, curt cobain all found dead at that very same age. much too young. we'll take a look at the highs and lows of her all too short career. >>> first, we turn to the new york city hotel maid who says dominique strauss-kahn sexually attacked her. had he is now speaking out for the first time and in the newsweek magazine interview she tells her story of the alleged encounter with the former head of the international monetary fund. >> reporter: the chambermaid who accused one of the world's most powerful men, dominique strauss-kahn of sexual assault and attempted rape now has a face and a name. she is 32 of guinney has broken her month-long
of heat is over arkansas and tennessee. but it continues to expand. all the big cities along the i-95 corridor are under some sort of heat advisory. the heat also sparks severe weather. northern new england, two waves of thunderstorms coming through in the afternoon hours. up to as much as an inch of rain, dime-sized hail. western maine under the threat >> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. now back over to a very cool studio where i find my colleagues rebecca and christian. >> you asked for it. you wanted to be out there in the elements. it does look humid out there. it's a nice shot but really looks soupy. we'll see you in a couple of minutes. hang tight. get inside. >> we'll enjoy the air conditioning in here. >>> still ahead, important news for people facing foreclosure. a little known government program that can help you keep your house, but you need to act fast because it ends tomorrow. >>> plus amazon.com plays hard ball in california in a fight to avoid charging you a sales tax when you buy things online. we'll take you inside that ongoing battle a
nights. >> it's a big night for tv. i'm really honored. and for me personally because i got to do six episodes of the sopranos i feel that's a lucky spot. >> and also tonight, a look at the reasons for jennifer lopez and mark anthony's split. >>> and boston is in town for a rematch. >> mark is next with a live ,,,, ♪ whoa, whoa! 10:00 and 2:00, buddy. eyes on the road, right? hands on the wheel. [ male announcer ] the want-it, need-it... stay focused. [ male announcer ] ...gotta-have-it taste of mcdonald's burgers. the simple joy worth waiting for. [ young man ] how's your burger, bro? [ laughs ] [ thinking ]he best, another pet name?les. all right, i'm smart enough to notice that my favorite fresh-brewed mickey d's sweet tea is now on the dollar menu, so i'm smart enough for this. you're the best, too... sweet tea... pie? aww, chipmunk. [ male announcer ] sweet tea and the mcdonald's dollar menu. >>> mark is live at oriole park with the wjz the fan sports report. mark the o's looked good if their last two games. >> two in a row. now the boston red sox are back. they're tired of red
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